Available Storage Tips, please

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by revbrian1973, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. revbrian1973 macrumors newbie

    Sep 23, 2009
    I have a 2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 15" Mac Book Pro. I am running 10.6. Allegedly, I have 120GB of storage, but I can only seem to clean it up down to around 50GB. The math on my music, movies, apps, pics, and docs doesn't add up. Is there anything "hidden" that could be consuming my storage?
  2. m85476585 macrumors 65816

    Feb 26, 2008
    Run jdiskreport.

    Scanning / will show you everything, but it takes a long time. Scanning /Users/yourame will show just your stuff, and it is a lot faster. There is lots of system stuff that isn't just your music, movies, and pictures. There are some tools you can run to clean up some of that, or you can upgrade to Snow Leopard, which will free up some space (or do both).
  3. Thiol macrumors 6502a


    Jan 26, 2008
    I like Disk Inventory X. That really helped me clean up my hard drive.
  4. revbrian1973 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 23, 2009

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